Field of Blood

Field of Blood

By Denise Mina

Little Brown and Company, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780316154581, 441pp.

Publication Date: July 2006

A sensational murder provides the young journalist Paddy Meehan with her big professional break when she realizes that she has a personal connection to one of the suspects.Launching her own investigation, Paddy uncovers lines of deception that go deep into the past - and that could spell even more horrible crimes in the future if she doesn't get the story right.

About the Author
DENISE MINA is the author of "The Red Road, Gods and Beasts, The End of the Wasp Season, Still Midnight, Slip of the Knife, The Dead Hour, The Field of Blood, Deception" and the Garnethill Trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Award for best first crime novel. She writes for the graphic novel series "Hellblazer" and was selected by the Stieg Larsson estate to adapt the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Millennium Trilogy for a six-part DC Comics graphic novel series. She won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in both 2012 and 2013 for "The End of the Wasp Season" and "Gods and Beasts", respectively; in 2014, "The Red Road" was shortlisted for the same award. Mina lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

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